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Clara Ruth Lawinger

September 24, 1932 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Clara Lawinger Obituary

Clara Ruth (Tourdot) Lawinger, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, in Reedsburg, WI, at the age of 91. Clara was born on September 24, 1932 to August and Florence (Kaldenberg) Tourdot in Reedsburg. She married Donald R. Lawinger. They farmed and raised their family in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. She then moved to Madison where she worked in housekeeping for Madison General Hospital and UW Hospital until her retirement.

Clara is survived by her children: Jean (Vicky) Hoover, Dale (Sally) Lawinger, Dwayne (Cathy) Lawinger, Marsha (David) Haglund, Paul Lawinger, Donald (Anne) Lawinger, Victoria (Rick) Gunther, Maraline (Kelly) Collins, Linda (Mark) Kingston, Norbert (Mary) Lawinger; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She is further survived by her sister, Evelyn (Ed) Bulin; brother, Robert (Donna) Tourdot; sisters-in-law: Pat Tourdot, Mary Jo Tourdot, and Ann Weier; brothers-in-law, John Wagner and Wallace Bradley; and as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; mother and father-in-law: Henry (May) Lawinger; grandson: Omnipotant Brown; granddaughter Jedidiah Brown; and great-grandson Resdual Brown; brothers, George (Mary), Edward, Charles (Mary) Tourdot, and Joseph Tourdot; sisters, Helen (Francis) Kaul, Mary (Donald) Gallagher, Ann Wagner, Jeanette (Harvey) Stieve, and Florence Bradley; and brothers-in-law, Alvin Weier, and Bernard Lawinger

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg. The Reverend Michael Lawinger, Associate Pastor of Christ King Catholic Church of Wauwatosa, will be the celebrant. A Rosary will be prayed at 10:00 A.M., and the visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the mass. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery in Reedsburg following the service.

Clara’s life was driven by her Catholic faith and has expressed that masses and prayers be offered in her name. Grant eternal rest unto her Oh Lord, and may your perpetual light shine upon her.

The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family.

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Recitation of the Rosary
February 8, 2024

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Reedsburg)

February 8, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Reedsburg)

Mass of Christian Burial
February 8, 2024

11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Reedsburg)


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